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Sculptor Andrew Miguel Fuller Creates Figurative and Nonfigurative Art

The Oakland artist takes urban detritus with a former life and makes it something anew through artistic detour.
January 03, 2019

Two Shows Explore Materials, Culture, and Identity

Naturalized American citizen artists show that, in the empire of art, people can have dual loyalties and resolve their cultural differences.
January 03, 2019

Madeline Kenney Enters an Electronic, Poppier Realm

The dream pop singer with Oakland ties exhales after new album, Perfect Shapes.
January 02, 2019

Three Quirky Berkeley Museums Engage the Senses of Smell, Sight, and Taste

You won’t find the usual collection of archived items in Berkeley’s Aftel Archive, Lacis Museum, and Takara Sake Museum.
December 28, 2018

Berkeley Rep Premieres Paradise Square

The musical looks at Civil War-era strife in Manhattan.
December 27, 2018

Lustig’s Nutcracker Interpretation Among the Finest

The Oakland Symphony accompanies the Oakland Ballet dancing the holiday classic.
December 21, 2018

A Preview of Holiday Movies

It’s treacle and justice this holiday season.
December 20, 2018

Anne Lamott’s News Book Uplifts With Humor and Optimism

In Almost Everything: Notes on Hope, the author doesn’t sugarcoat reality but does manage to find the silver lining.
December 18, 2018

Johansson Projects Features Modernism That Pushes the Limit

Two exciting abstract painters—Alexander Kori Girard and Rachel Kaye—bring Loop Melody to the gallery.
December 13, 2018

Sculpturist Gina Telcocci Mimics Life Cycles in Her Art

The West Oakland artist resurrects materials from the natural world, turning them into intriguing new life forms.
December 10, 2018